Lungi Ngidi      

Full name Lungisani True-man Ngidi

Born March 29, 1996, Durban, Natal

Current age 24 years 303 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Dolphins Cubs, KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, Northerns, Port Elizabeth University, South Africa Under-19s, Titans, Tshwane Spartans, University Sports South Africa XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Lungisani True-man Ngidi
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 11 6 31 14* 6.20 68 45.58 0 0 6 0 4 0
ODIs 26 9 6 47 19* 15.66 66 71.21 0 0 4 2 8 0
T20Is 16 4 1 7 4 2.33 15 46.66 0 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 20 25 13 84 15 7.00 207 40.57 0 0 11 1 9 0
List A 50 19 12 90 19* 12.85 120 75.00 0 0 9 2 12 0
T20s 70 6 3 9 4 3.00 16 56.25 0 0 0 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 13 1063 566 22 6/39 7/90 25.72 3.19 48.3 1 1 0
ODIs 26 26 1230 1140 53 6/58 6/58 21.50 5.56 23.2 2 1 0
T20Is 16 16 320 477 28 4/19 4/19 17.03 8.94 11.4 1 0 0
First-class 20 35 2678 1453 60 6/37 9/82 24.21 3.25 44.6 2 4 0
List A 50 49 2250 2051 80 6/58 6/58 25.63 5.46 28.1 3 1 0
T20s 70 68 1336 1755 94 4/10 4/10 18.67 7.88 14.2 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Centurion, Jan 13-17, 2018 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Feb 7, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, Mar 4, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v England at Cape Town, Dec 1, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 5-7, 2016 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 8, 2016 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, Mar 4, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Northerns v Zimbabwe President's XI at Benoni, Sep 5, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v England at Cape Town, Dec 1, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/44, 14*, 4/44 South Africa v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
1/64, 2*, 2/38 South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2399
8 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 13 Dec 2020 FC
0/23 South Africa v England Cape Town 1 Dec 2020 T20I # 1113
2/51 South Africa v England Paarl 29 Nov 2020 T20I # 1111
2/31 South Africa v England Cape Town 27 Nov 2020 T20I # 1109
3/39 Super Kings v Kings XI Abu Dhabi 1 Nov 2020 T20
2/34 Super Kings v KKR Dubai (DSC) 29 Oct 2020 T20
1/56 Super Kings v Royals Sharjah 22 Sep 2020 T20
3/38 Super Kings v Mum Indians Abu Dhabi 19 Sep 2020 T20
Profile

A tall, imposing paceman, Lungi Ngidi can reach speeds in the 140s kph and is as comfortable opening the bowling as he is at the death, making him one of South Africa's most promising prospects. Ngidi was schooled at Kwa-Zulu Natal's Hilton College and was involved at every provincial age-group level from Under-13 upwards.

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Jan 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi celebrates, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi celebrates

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Jan 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi broke a stubborn second-wicket stand, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi broke a stubborn second-wicket stand

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Jan 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi claimed the first wicket to fall, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Lungi Ngidi claimed the first wicket to fall

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